4 bed detached house for sale Halcyon House, Portskewett, Monmouthshire NP26
Points of interest
- Archbishop Rowan Williams CIW School0.1 miles
- Castle Park Primary School0.9 miles
- Caldicot1.4 miles
- Severn Tunnel Junction2.2 miles
These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.
Features and description
- Delightful ‘Neo Georgian’ residence affording circa. 2,300 Sq. Ft of well-proportioned living accommodation
- Private and exclusive setting within this most sought-after location, walking distance to amenities including shop, primary school, pub, pharmacy, doctor’s surgery and village green
- Set well back from the main road and affording a spacious level plot to include both front and rear landscaped gardens, extensive driveway parking and garage
- Finished to a high-standard throughout boasting many quality fixtures and fittings
- Reception hall, formal dining room, study, living room
- Kitchen/ breakfast room, utility, ground floor WC/ cloakroom
- Four double bedrooms to include Master with dressing area and En-suite bathroom, second bedroom also with En-suite facility, four-piece family bathroom
- Spacious loft offering fantastic opportunity for second floor conversion to accommodation (subject to consent)
- Excellent access to M48/ M4 Motorway providing direct links into Cardiff, Bristol and London
- Offered with no onward chain
Constructed in 2002 by a locally renowned builder, Halcyon House comprises a truly delightful ‘Neo Georgian’ individually designed residence affording fantastic substantial accommodation and situated in this most sought-after Monmouthshire village.
The property has been meticulously designed and attention to detail is second to none. Combining both a characterful and contemporary feel, the finish is immaculate throughout and would appeal to a variety of prospective purchasers. The well-planned and versatile accommodation briefly comprises to the ground floor: Welcoming reception hall, formal dining room, study, living room, kitchen/ breakfast room, utility and WC/ cloakroom. The first floor comprises of four double bedrooms (two of which benefitting En-suite facilities) and a four-piece family bathroom. Furthermore, the spacious and boarded loft offers buyers the fantastic potential to convert into additional accommodation, subject to the necessary consent.
There are beautifully landscaped gardens to both the front and rear, particularly attractive features being the natural riven stone patio and waterfall along with bespoke wrought iron railings with an entwined rose design. A block paviour driveway and a generous garage with electric door, offer extensive parking.
Halcyon House is situated in the heart of Portskewett, a small, highly sought-after village on the Welsh Bank of the River Severn in Monmouthshire, 4 miles from Chepstow and 1 mile from Caldicot. It is surrounded by beautiful countryside, leading to the Severn Estuary. There is a village shop, popular junior school, doctor’s surgery, pharmacy, church and a pub all within a short walking distance of the property. The village green is also on your doorstep and opens up into a further extensive communal space.
Nearby Chepstow, Motorway & Rail Links
It has easy access by Motorway (M48 & M4) and Rail to Cardiff, Newport, Bristol and London. The local historic market town of Chepstow is just 5 miles away where you can find a further array of facilities including supermarkets, shopping facilities, leisure centre, bars and restaurants and the immediate environs offer wonderful footpaths which straddle the Wye Valley including the Offa’s Dyke footpath close by.
The St Pierre Hotel and Country Club is five minutes away by car and offers a restaurant and grill bar as well as a leisure centre with gym, swimming pool (with Sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi) subject to membership. There are Vets within a five-minute drive in either direction.
Front External Approach
A raised bed beckons the approach to a brick paviour driveway, surrounded by cottage garden flowers, shrubs, cherry and apple trees, lit at night by a full-size Victorian lamp post topped by a Copper Lantern and two coach lamps either side of a pillared portico and a further lantern lighting the approach to the garage. The front door leads into:
Welcoming Reception Hall
A very generous reception hall affording solid wood walnut floor opening into all downstairs rooms. Period style solid cornicing with twin ceiling roses and glass chandeliers. A wooden low gradient staircase with under stairs storage leads up to the gallery landing, which looks on to a feature raindrop pendant light above the central atrium. Integrated mains Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detector with remote alert option.
A generous cloakroom with toilet, basin, vented extractor fan and large storage cupboard.
Formal Dining Room
A very well-proportioned formal dining room to front with good natural light and two sash windows looking on to attractive mature beds and well distanced from the road. Period style cornicing, ceiling rose.
A large study to the front with good natural light and two sash windows, with a view on to a country garden and enjoying the blossom from a Cherry and Apple trees as well as Wisteria, which trails the length of the rose design railings. Period style cornicing, ceiling rose.
With views to garden and access via double glazed French doors. Period style cornicing, twin ceiling roses and glass chandeliers. Discreetly positioned designer radiant radiators.
Kitchen/ Breakfast Room
A high-end range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces and solid wood fronts to all cupboards and drawers. Wall cupboards to one side and glass fronted cabinets with concealed lighting offer extensive storage. Integrated freezer and high-quality dishwasher concealed by matching solid wood fronts. The sink and adjoining work surfaces either side enjoy views through a sash window over the rear garden and a bespoke natural wood bird feeder. Double-glazed French doors open on to the patio. Internal door leading to: -
Pull-out larder unit and large shelved storage cupboard. To the left, a washing machine (not included) sits beneath a sink and work surface, looking out through a sash window to the side. To the right there is a large fridge freezer (not included). A double-glazed door provides direct access to garden.
Staircase & Galleried First Floor Landing
The stairs with attractive wooden bannisters lead up to an extensive gallery landing with feature raindrop pendant over the atrium and a sash window looking over the portico to the front gardens. Integrated mains Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detector with remote alert option. There is a fully fitted, shelved airing cupboard with mains light, hot water tank, supplementary immersion heater and fitted with integrated link for remote option thermostat control. A hatch with high quality pull-down ladder gives access to the loft which is boarded the full length of the house and benefits from mains lighting and power sockets, with the main central section well in excess of standing room height.
Master Bedroom Suite
A spacious master suite that runs the full depth of the property. So much so that a Queen-size bed is modest in proportion to the room size. Twin sash windows look over the front gardens. A dressing area with built-in wardrobes to either side (one double width) leads to: -
Travertine tiles to floor and walls with Huppe clamshell shower and Aqualisa waterfall shower unit, pedestal bath, Villeroy & Boch toilet, porcelain sink on oak cupboard base with designer infinity light mirror. Chrome radiator. Chrome heated towel rail with supplementary integrated electric heater. Humidity sensing extractor. Window with double glazed privacy glass to rear aspect.
Discreetly self-contained with double glazed sash window to front. Door to: -
Regency shower, basin and toilet. Sash window to rear with double glazed privacy glass.
Facing front. Generous size with twin double glazed sash windows to the fore.
Currently used as large study, but of significant proportion with twin double glazed sash windows looking over the rear garden.
Four-Piece Family Bathroom
With large fully fitted storage cupboard, wash hand basin, bath, separate shower, toilet. Extensive free space. Sash window to rear with double glazed privacy glass.
To the fore there are attractive Country cottage style gardens enjoying privacy given by powder coated wrought iron railings with entwined rose design atop a front wall, tracked by wisteria May to June and August to September with a cherry tree that flowers April and three apple trees flowering in May.
At night the front gardens and drive benefit from the light of the Victorian full height wrought iron lamp post topped by a copper lantern, copper coach lights to either side of the portico and a further lantern by the garage (all dusk to dawn).
To the rear, three wall lanterns provide light for summer evenings on the patio (one dusk to dawn). An irrigation system with timer enables trouble free watering from pipes laid within. All beds back and front, including the raised bed which greets you to the property.
Accessed via gates to each side of the property, the rear gardens are private and well enclosed with natural riven limestone patio and several seating areas including a mosaic circle neighbouring a stone waterfall with pond lit at night. Mature fruit bushes include raspberry, quince, gooseberry, blueberry, and redcurrant and a natural stone raised strawberry/vegetable/herb patch is situated conveniently outside the door to the utility room. A brand new custom-built large shed to side of house offers enormous storage.
Full mains lighting and power. Fitted with a high-quality suite of metal drawers, cupboards and integrated worktable extending for most of the length of the garage. Vaillant gas boiler. Glazed privacy window to the rear. A back door with privacy glass provides access to back garden.
The sectional, weather-proof garage door has a fob for opening/closing. This is supplemented by a HomeLink unit, offering the option for the door to be opened remotely. There is an integrated mains Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detector with remote alert option.
We are informed the property is Freehold. Intended purchasers should make their own enquiries via their solicitors.
All mains’ services are connected to the property.
Council Tax Band: G
EPC Rating: C
Strictly by appointment with the Agents: Dj&P Newland Rennie.
Travelling along the A48 from Chepstow, pass the St Pierre Country Club on your left and at the roundabout take the first exit towards Portskewett (B4245). Immediately after passing Crick Rd and David Broome Event Centre, turn left onto Crick Rd and at the junction, turn right onto Caldicot Rd. Halcyon House can be found on your right-hand side.
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